LFF Guest Transport & Logistics Manager

British Film Institute


Salary: £38,526 per annum

The BFI are seeking a Guest Transport & Logistics Manager to join their Festivals team for the 67th BFI London Film Festival.

The Guest Transport and Logistics team are responsible for the coordination and delivery of festival goods to key venues.

LFF is the UK’s leading film event and one of the world’s major film festivals, attracting significant international industry participation. It’s also one of the BFI’s major cultural activities in the year introducing the finest global cinema to expanding London and UK-wide audiences.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a busy team tasked with facilitating a first-class ground transport service for Festival filmmakers, VIP guests, staff and Festival deliveries.
  • Work closely with the Festival Producer, Festival Production Manager, Guest Services Team, driver agency and taxi providers to ensure a welcoming, well-organised and timely transport experience between a range of London locations.
  • Responsible for developing and delivering an efficient and sustainable ground transport strategy that effectively negotiates geographical and resource constraints without compromising service standards.

Experience & Skills

  • Experience working in a similar Festival Guest Services, Hospitality environment or event logistics role
  • Demonstrable skills in staff management, supervision and development
  • Experience of managing a budget, reconciling costs and financial reporting
  • Experience of effectively negotiating with colleagues and partners on costs and in-kind resources
  • Interest in international film culture and detailed knowledge of the UK film distribution and international sales sectors

In addition the BFI recognises that now more than ever there is a need for more tangible actions in response to racial inequality and/or disability. We support diversity and inclusion and strongly encourage applicants from our under-represented groups, who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements

The role is predominantly based at BFI Southbank.


Please apply via our jobs portal.

Further details about the post can be obtained by visiting http://www.bfi.org.uk/about-bfi/job-opportunities.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 10 July 2023

Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 24 July 2023

The closing date for this position is 10/07/2023 at 23:59

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